Center for Injury Research and Prevention

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Outtakes from Fall Pediatric Concussion Convenings

October marked three important meetings for advancing the science of pediatric concussion. Dr. Master provides an inside look at these convenings.

Officiating for Safety in Youth Ice Hockey

Learn how officials play an important role in preventing injury in youth ice hockey, including concussions, in this informative post.

Suicide Happens Among Young Children- Part 2

In a previous post, we shared new information about suicide in young children-- including research that showed that young black children were at particular risk for completing suicide. Read more about the nuances of screening for and managing suicidal thoughts in young children

Research Tool Aims to Help Children Recover After Injury

Learn about a new CIRP@CHOP research tool that aims to help researchers better understand how parents and children interact after an injury.

Share This During National Teen Driver Safety Week

With the release of new CIRP@CHOP research about compliance with and enforcement of Graduated Driver Licensing (GDL), we invite you to share this infographic during National Teen Driver Safety Week which begins today.

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